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self-ruling

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1 of, relating to, or favoring political democracy
  • having rid itself of the yoke of colonialism, the new nation chose to be a self-ruling state

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2 not being under the rule or control of another
  • was granted special status as a self-ruling province

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The first known use of self-ruling was in 1645

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“Self-ruling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/self-ruling. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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